Today we had actually something to really ROAR about: “A solemn event of Festival of the Lion King” changed at Disney’s animal Kingdom! previously last month, it to be announced that entertainment actors Members to be rehearsing because that a mid-May reopening. We quit by Harambe Theatre to capture the first public power of the modified variation of “Festival that the Lion King.”
Another notice clarified the a modified version of the show would go back to accommodate COVID-19 safety and security measures.
The patchwork lion “quilt” banner hangs proud on the side of the building.
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Cast Members ready the queue v physical distancing and also safety precautions.
Everyone is prepared to get this present on the road!
A sandwich board authorize alerts guests that their entire party must be present prior to entering the queue.
Physical distancing markers space currently set six feet apart in the queue.
We to be let right into the queue 30 minutes before showtime come wait to go into the theater.
Our showtime now was at 12:30.
Hand sanitizer stations were also available just external the theatre.
Cast Members take under the rope and also open the doors.
We to be led right into the theater and directed come our seats.
The seating setup is physically distanced and also capacity is limited.
All the performers space physically distanced during the performance.
Glad to watch stilt walkers ago in action!
Pumbaa is glad to it is in back!
So an excellent to check out their laugh faces during the performance.
Our MANE man Simba is here!
Fire twirling is back as well.
Sadly, no one goes flying from a wire in this version of the show.
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Though us missed the Tumble Monkey act, their act wasn’t adaptable to physical distancing. We hope they will return as soon as the full present can be performed again.
It was good to view entertainment offerings begin to return to Disney’s animal Kingdom.
A full display schedule has not been announced however they were preparing for one more performance as soon as we exited Harambe Theatre.